Kevin Cullis

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Kevin Cullis
Personal information
Full name Kevin Cullis
Teams managed
Years Team
1996 Swansea City

Kevin Cullis (born 1958) is an English former Association Football Manager

Managerial career[edit]

Cullis' brief managerial career at the professional level came when he was appointed manager of Third Division Swansea City on 8 February 1996 by prospective new chairman Michael Thompson. He had never played professional football and his only previous management experience was as the coach of non-league club Cradley Town,[1] then of the West Midlands (Regional) League Premier Division, and based at Cradley in the Black Country.

Cullis managed Swansea City for just two games: a 1–0 home defeat to league leaders Swindon Town and four days later a 4-0 away defeat to second placed Blackpool following the game Cullis became a pawn in the power struggle between incoming chairman Michael Thompson and outgoing chairman Doug Sharpe following talks between Cullis and ex Liverpool midfielder and Danish International Jan Molby whom Cullis wished to appoint as player coach. Thompson refused to sanction the appointment and Cullis resigned shortly afterwards. Four days later Thompson withdrew his support for the club and Sharpe regained control appointing Molby as manager in the process and taking all the credit even though it was Cullis who had attracted Molby to the club.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Managerial statistics[edit]

Team Nat From To Record
Games Won Drawn Lost Win %
Swansea City Wales 8 February 1996 14 February 1996 2 0 0 2 00.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burton, Mark (1996-02-15). "Coventry close to signing Lennon". Independent.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  2. ^ Gillatt, Peter (30 November 2009). Blackpool FC on This Day: History, Facts and Figures from Every Day of the Year. Pitch Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-905411-50-2.